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A way through the North East

A way through the North East
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‘Fragrances from the North East a film festival is being organised in the Capital by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The festival will be screening some of the landmark movies of North East. Singer-composer Angaraag Mahanta (Papon) will be opening the festival along with his band The East India Company followed by the screening of the Mizo movie Khawnglung Run (The Raid of Khawnglung) directed by Mapuia Chawngthu.

The second day of the festival (23 August) will be screening four movies. Yarwng (Roots), Kokborok movie, directed by Joseph Pulinthanath; Phijigee Mani (The Only Jewel), in Manipuri, directed by O Gautam Singh; Sonam (The Fortunate One), in Monpa, directed by Ahsan Muzid and Ajeyo (Invincible), in Assamese, directed by Jahnu Barua will be screened at 10 am, 12.30 pm, 3.15 pm and 2 pm respectively.

The closing day of the festival (24 August) will be screening the movies - Going the Distances,  Nagemese movie, directed by Tiainla Jamir; Katha (The Tale), in Gorkhali, directed by Prashant Rasaily and Ri (Homeland of Uncertainity), in Khasi, directed by Pradip Kurbah at 10 am, 11 am and 6.30 pm respectively. The festival will end at a musical note of Nise Meruno and Nagaland singing ambassadors.

After each screening the festival will feature quiz sessions on North-East. Adding some flavour to the festival, there will be special North East food stalls representing cuisines from all eight states of North-East.

When: 22 – 24 August
Where: Siri Fort, Asian Games Village Complex
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